Italy and the 2017 World Cup 2017 will mark the second time that the Azzurri have qualified for the Rugby League World Cup. Great strides were made in their first appearance in the World Cup in 2013, and hopes are high that they can at least reach the Quarter finals this time around. In 2013, […]
‘Tis the season to be jolly and all that, unless you’re a Wigan Athletic fan then the run of games over Christmas usually end in disappointment. Traditionally Boxing Day games for Latics fans usually consist of wearing Fancy Dress and, for many, this is the highlight of the season. But what if that was taken […]
As Euro 2016 begins, my mind is taken back to the summer of 2000. This summer was to be my first, and only, experience of a major football tournament as I, along with a mate, decided to apply for tickets in the ballot for Euro 2000 in Holland and Belgium and see where it got […]
Wednesday May 4 1949. A date unfamiliar to many football fans outside of Italy. A day that changed the course of Italian football forever and had a monumental effect on one team in particular.
Castel di Sangro is a tiny town situated in the Abruzzo region of Italy, and has a population of around 6,000 people. In the mid 1990’s, the townsfolk and supporters of A.S.D Castel di Sangro Calcio experienced a journey which saw them come within touching distance of what was – during that period – the […]